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Learn How Internet Voting Could Impact Democracy At Danbury Library

Author John R. Patrick will discuss internet voting Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Danbury Library.
Author John R. Patrick will discuss internet voting Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Danbury Library. Photo Credit: John R. Patrick, DHA on LinkedIn

DANBURY, Conn. -- Internet voting may be a solution in preventing uncounted or lost votes, according to an author speaking Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Danbury Library.

"Election Attitude, How Internet Voting Leads to a Stronger Democracy" by John R. Patrick discusses how internet voting using mobile devices can solve these and other problems.

The book looks at how we register and vote in America. Internet security, privacy, authentification, verifiability, and other challenges to online voting are covered in the book.

Patrick had a 35-year career at IBM where he was at the forefront of the internet revolution. As Vice President for Internet Technology, he became an influential force behind the rapid adoption of the Internet.

In early 2016, Patrick became interested in the American system for registration and voting.

He is currently the President of Attitude LLC. In addition to holding a doctorate in healthcare administration, he has degrees in electrical engineering and law.

Patrick's other books include "Health Attitude: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare" and "Net Attitude: What it is, How to Get it, and Why it is More Important Than Ever."

Sunday's free program is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library, 170 Main St. Registration is required at danburylibrary.org , click on "Events" or call (203) 797-4527.

Books will be available to purchase.

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